Saturday, July 31, 2010

Reforestation Conference Conducted Online

Various participants from Davao City and neighboring areas attended the 2 day on-line conference on reforestation at UP-Mindanao, Mintal Davao City last July 15-16, 2010.

According to Dr. Emma Ruth Bayogan,UP-Mindanao Vice Chancellor, it was "...their first time to conduct a two-day long online conference". The two-day activity was conducted at the UP-Dilliman with online participants from UP-Visayas and UP-Mindanao.

The conference was sponsored by Rain Forest Restoration Initiative (RFRI), Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative (ELTI) and University of the Philippines.

The closing activity was graced by Neric Acosta,President Aquino's ally on environmental issues. He talked about the previous administrations and future plans and concerns on environment in line of the conference theme "Mainstreaming native species-basedforest restoration."

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